Orwell's Message : 1984 & the Present

Orwell's Message: 1984 & the Present

George Woodcock
$16.95


The Crystal Spirit, George Woodcock's intellectual biography of George Orwell, won the 1966 Governor General's Award for non-fiction. In this book he turns his attention to 1984, the novel which expresses Orwell's fears for the future, and his exhortations against totalitarianism.

First-hand experience with twentieth-century politics combines with extensive knowledge of history and literature to give Woodcock's writing authority and immediacy. His ten-year friendship with George Orwell adds a personal tone to this work of criticism, biography, political history, and current events.
 


Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9780920080863
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 212 pp
Publication Date: 01/01/1984
BISAC Subject(s):: SOC037000-SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies,LIT004120-LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,POL004000-POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights 
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The Crystal Spirit, George Woodcock's intellectual biography of George Orwell, won the 1966 Governor General's Award for non-fiction. In this book he turns his attention to 1984, the novel which expresses Orwell's fears for the future, and his exhortations against totalitarianism.

First-hand experience with twentieth-century politics combines with extensive knowledge of history and literature to give Woodcock's writing authority and immediacy. His ten-year friendship with George Orwell adds a personal tone to this work of criticism, biography, political history, and current events.
 

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Harbour Publishing
ISBN: 9780920080863
Paperback / softback
5.5 in x 8.5 in - 212 pp
Publication Date: 01/01/1984
BISAC Subject(s):: SOC037000-SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies,LIT004120-LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,POL004000-POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights 
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